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AQA Computer Science GCSE

This page is up to date for the AQA 8525 syllabus for exams from 2022.

Programming Concepts - Mathematical Operators

Basic mathematical operators are addition (+), subtraction (-), multiplication (*) and division (/). BIDMAS rules apply when you're using these, so take care, especially when dealing with multiplication and division.

PDF iconBasic Mathematical Operators - notes from class

You then need to add in MOD and DIV - two specialist forms of division.

PDF iconAll Mathematical Operators - a summary with DIV and MOD added

Some exam style questions dealing with operators and trace tables. It would be a good idea to code these questions in Python as well.

PDF iconQuestion 0 - a simple introduction

PDF iconQuestion 1 - not so bad

PDF iconQuestion 2 - a bit trickier (particularly the last part)

PDF iconQuestion 3 - multiplication

PDF iconQuestion 4 - division